De-Militarize the Police

Donald Trump has just undone limitations on a program that unloads old war weaponry on domestic police departments.

Please sign this petition to the U.S. Congress:

It's time to stop allowing presidents to make and unmake the law on police weaponry. Congress must ban the provision of any weapons of war or war training to police.



126-150 of 16976 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
16851 9 months ago Libby Haycock Shirley, MA
16850 9 months ago Anonymous Indio, CA
16849 9 months ago Diana Henderson Charlottesville, VA The police are in existence to serve and protect the citizenry. Militarization of these departments is an implicit declaration of war on Americans. When our officers dress up in the military gear, u...
16848 9 months ago Andrea Logan Saint Charles, IL
16847 9 months ago Jeanne Angier San Francisco, CA
16846 9 months ago diane horner mamaroneck, NY
16845 9 months ago diane horner mamaroneck, NY
16844 9 months ago B Post Corrales, NM
16843 9 months ago Patricia Pratt Brattleboro, VT He doesn't know nothing. He belled up on three of businesses. He sure can't run this country. Somebody should do something about him. We need Bernie. %hat so called special group should should be ...
16842 9 months ago Amber Ouellet Sullivan, ME
16841 9 months ago Anonymous lakewood, CO
16840 9 months ago Lauren Davis Northfield, MN Police are officers of the peace, and peace doesn't come through war like weapons.
16839 9 months ago Francisco J. Velez Bronxville, NY
16838 9 months ago ian lin chino hills , CA
16837 9 months ago Dennise Dambrackas Denver, CO
16836 9 months ago Jo Garrett Madison, WI
16835 9 months ago Glen Anderson Lacey, WA Militarizing the police DESTROYS PUBLIC TRUST in law enforcement agencies and DESTROYS DEMOCRACY.
16834 9 months ago Nadine Mungai Naperville, IL Weapons of war have no place in municipalities. War training for municipal police must be prohibited.
16833 9 months ago Anonymous Austin, TX
16832 9 months ago Shannon Kemena Elk Grove, CA
16831 9 months ago Anonymous Battletown, KY
16830 9 months ago Andre Willey Huntington Beach, CA
16829 9 months ago Annette Roca San Jose, CA
16828 9 months ago Dan Lawler Los Angeles, CA
16827 9 months ago Anonymous Midland, TX Black lives matter!
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Background:
> Hank Johnson, The Guardian: President Trump Is Giving Police Forces Weapons of War. This Is Dangerous.
> White House: Executive Order
> Tennessean: Jeff Sessions in Nashville outlines plan to send surplus military weapons, equipment to local police
> Washington Post: 5 countries where most police officers do not carry firearms — and it works well
> Deadly Exchange